noun, plural in·sur·gen·cies for 4.
Examples from the Web for insurgency
Rather, the revolution was brought there by certain elements of the insurgency.
You are not trying to create an insurgency, after all, you are trying to stop one.
But if Kobani falls it could well end up re-igniting the 30-year long Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And he is said to be luring more young Muslims from his home region in the Pankisi Gorge to join his insurgency forces.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.|Anna Nemtsova|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even then, before the ISIS crisis, Mosul was a dangerous, disputed city with an insurgency movement.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mr Barrett—I think there have been some references to progressiveness and insurgency.
One could easily imagine it to be a congress of crows exorcised over an insurgency move and demanding the previous question.
The people of Virginia were most anxious to get rid of a band of malefactors guilty of insurgency, conspiracy, and rebellion.Thomas Jefferson|Gilbert Chinard
No insurgency of words arose in denunciation of the wrong done to her nature.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith
"Annette is here," said Tinman, who had been showing Etna's tokens of insurgency.The Short Works of George Meredith|George Meredith